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Conversation with a SPAM Bot

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

Dis-dress Signal

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

So Noah and I look very similar.

We were both scheduled to play Maestro one night and this happened…

Text message from last Saturday night when we were both scheduled again.

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I’m gonna miss him when he goes to college and becomes too cool for me.

Doll Shoot Preview

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Jason Vines’s makeup and photo ideas have struck again. Coming soon! I took about 1000 exposures, but I have so much to do before I can play with these. gah!

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What a Day… Again!!!

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

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Whew! Wowzers. I haven’t told many folks this but I have taken on a new job as creative director for local software awesomeness, Orgsync. They develop what they call “Collaborative Software for an Online Campus”. It’s essentially a localized version of Facebook with 1,000 more practical features such as sharing calendars between student organizations to paying your fraternity dues online. Pretty cool eh? Saves tons of paperwork, time, and makes it easy for a student to consolidate all their college happenings into one single package. My job is redesign the interface. It’s been a great experience so far. I’ve made huge leaps in designing for 508 Accessibility standards, advanced usability, and working with Ruby on Rails (fallen in love, madly). On top of that, I’m working to revamp the front end and bring the site home to a full scale presence bursting with networking and integrations.

Unlike previous companies I’ve worked with or for, Orgsync’s appetite for innovation is insatiable. They’re not just concerned with having the best and coolest features, but using the best methods with agile development to get there. I remember the days of wanting to change things and not being able to due to old school developers. That’s out the window. We all call the shots on a daily basis and we all are there to catch each other’s shortcomings, rather than pointing fingers. Pretty cool environment, I must say. It’s a lot like a good improv troupe (but anything can be compared to improv).

This is becoming a long post but eff it. Today I did the following madness:

7:00 – 8:00 – Worked on a friend’s site

9:00 – 10:00 – Did some Orgsync stuff at a coffeeshop

10-11:00 – Did passport photos for a friend / associate

11:00 – 2:00 – Worked on Orgsync

2:00 – 3:00 – Food lunch time with my good friend, Clinkenbeard

3:00 – 7:30 – Orgsyncing at the library (had enough coffee that day)

7:30 – 8:30 – Foodage at East Side Pies

8:30 – 9:45 – Awesome improv jam at the New Movement Theatre

10:00 – 11:30 – Spoke with great friend, Luke Eddy, via phone

11:30 – 11:45 – Wrote a worthless blog post explaining what I did today, as if folks cared… (meta)